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tomperanteau 07-23-2012 05:34 PM

LED Light Project for Sailboat
I installed some "rope lights" this weekend, although the LEDs are more like ribbon lights. Here is some video of the project on Youtube:

miatapaul 07-23-2012 06:21 PM

Looks really nice. One might call it a bright idea!

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wind_magic 07-23-2012 07:02 PM

Re: LED Light Project for Sailboat
You didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen!

(Political jokes aside, that's a really good idea!)

tomperanteau 07-23-2012 08:31 PM

Re: LED Light Project for Sailboat
What struck me about these LEDs is how bright they are and how little current they use. I have only measured the current use for the entire 16 foot string, but I would guess that the small circle that I installed into the fixture would only use around .2 amps, but is as bright as the 1 amp bulb I took out.

rackham the red 08-23-2012 12:40 AM

Re: LED Light Project for Sailboat
hey, i love your lights.. Where did you find them and do you have a transformer.

i had some led strips and they all needed transformers.. the transformers got VERY hot.

like your sentiments...I agree. Cheers

PorFin 08-23-2012 09:00 AM

Re: LED Light Project for Sailboat
Sweet job, Tom.

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